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Plant Genetic Resources: An Introduction to their Conservation and Use

By: B Ford-Lloyd

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Oct 1991 | #5082 | ISBN: 0521427681
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An authoritative introduction to gathering, conserving and ultimately combining plant diversity with new cultivars.


Contents

Preface; Acronyms used in text; 1. The scope of genetic conservation; 2. Crop evolution and diversity; 3. Plant genetic resources exploration; 4. Conservation; 5. Management of genetic resources data; 6. Utilization; 7. Vegetables, industrial crops, medicinal and forage plants; 8. Forest genetic resources; 9. Plant genetic resources - future prospects; References; Appendix; Index.

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